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Thomas Davis is good. His being named NFC defensive player of the week proves it. As nice as it is to win an award like that for Davis, his biggest victory came when he stepped back on the field after his third ACL surgery. That's right, I said third, all involving the same knee! Davis played well against the Vikings. He was credited with nine tackles, 2 sacks, and a timely pass deflection in the week 6 victory by Carolina. The struggles of playing in an NFL game pale in comparison to the off the field battles fought by Davis. In three consecutive seasons, he tore the same ACL. In 2009 he had to endure surgery then a rigorous and arduous rehabilitation program. And in 2010 and 2011 his seasons were again cut short due to the same injury. So again he confronted surgery and rehab. I believe most people would have given up. They would have completed the rehab and never would have attempted to comeback to the NFL. No one would have blamed them, but Davis showed inspirational endura...
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